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SOHO FAQ: Sun Basics


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  • How big, how far, how bright, etc... is the Sun? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
  • Hi, I'm a 5th grader who is doing a report in Science about the Sun. I needed some information about the Sun. What do you think is the MOST important thing for a 5th grader to know about the Sun? Thank you very much for your time.
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  • How hot is the Sun, and what are its different layers?

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  • Why does the Sun shine? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.

  • How does the Sun make herself hot? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
  • When will the Sun become a red giant? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
  • What color is the Sun? Is the predominant radiation from that body in fact "green," as I see on the SOHO pages? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
  • How far away from the Earth is the Sun? How far away is SOHO? Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
  • What is the "solar cycle?" What is a "quiet sun?" Go back to "Basics" questions and answers.
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